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Jul 31, 2011 11:00am EDT
general jim amos. sir, since the dawn of aviation pretty much, the marine corps has operated it's over fixed winged aircraft and the f-35 b, the short takeoff and vertical landings that we discussed earlier, you made a good case on why that capability was important for the marine corps, but there is still critics who are very focused on getting rid of that version of the aircraft. and saying that what it contributes is going to prove ultimately too expensive and there are engineering challenges and supporters say the flight tests are going well. what are the stakes if the program is canceled for marine corps aviation? >> i think it's more than just for the marine corps aviation. i think the question is what are the stakes to the nation? we go back to our earlier discussion about you're not going to have 11 capital ships with fixed wing airplanes, you cannot do with sear sarge just did. you'll have helicopters and tilt rotors but not have the strike capability, that interdiction capability off of 11 cap shall ships. so far our nation has to answer is the juice worth the squeeze. and the
Jul 29, 2011 10:00am EDT
to have on set with me jim amos who is the ceo of the tasty delight company, and i've seen you nodding as you hear what she had to say. give me your take from a businessman's perspective. not only as someone who has been very successful with a couple of big companies, but also knows the struggles of the small businessperson, because of some of the folks who franchise from you. give us your sense of what's going on. >> you know, what initially comes to mind to me, chris, is that i think disgust is still a valid emotion. and that's kind of the way i'm viewing this. and i think it is in many i was a self-inflicted wound. i think the intensity of this debate is driven obviously by the deadline. but i think it clouds a larger issue. behind the debate, which is why it's occurring the way it is, and that's largely a completely different world view of what needs to take place. if you are ideological driven on the view that the public sector and government can solve these issues, then you're going to make a certain set of decisions. if your view is that the private sector can participat
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